Doctor of Musical Arts
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Doctor of Musical Arts will equip composers, sonic artists and performers with the skills to become international leaders in their field as practitioners and innovators. They will be valuable assets to society as teachers at secondary and tertiary level, and in the private sector.
Key Information for Students
Master of Music with First Class Honours (or Second Class Honours Div I) or a Master of Musical Arts with Distinction or Merit. Audition or portfolio and sample of creative writing. Acceptance by NZSM Doctoral Committee as a candidate.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$56,652 - $82,760|
|In further study||6%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Fehl Charitable Trust (FCT) Scholarships
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.